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العربية: علم إيرلندا
Ænglisc: Īrlandes fana
Brezhoneg: Banniel Iwerzhon
Čeština: Irská vlajka
Latina: Vexillium Hiberniae
Lietuvių: Airijos vėliava
Latviešu: Īrijas karogs
Македонски: Знаме на Ирска
Malti: Bandiera tal-Irlanda
Nederlands: Vlag van Ierland
Norrǿna: Þjóðfáni Írlands
Slovenčina: Vlajka Írska
Slovenščina: Državna zastava Irske
Українська: Прапор Ірландії
Volapük: Stän Lireyäna
Gaeilge: Seasann rogha na ndathanna seo don tsíocháin idir Protastúnaigh (flannbhuí) agus Caitlicigh (glas/uaine).
English: Note that the green portion of the flag was designed to represent the majority Catholic residents of the island, the orange side the minority Protestant and the white middle part peace and harmony between them.
Čeština: Zelený pruh má znázorňovat většinové katolické obyvatelsto Irska, oranžový pruh reprezentuje protestantskou menšinu a bílý pruh uprostřed znázorňuje mír a harmonii mezi nimi.
Deutsch: Man sagt, dass der grüne Teil die Mehrheit der katholischen Einwohner des Landes repräsentiert, der orange Teil die Minderheit der protestantischen, und die weiße Mitte den Frieden und die Harmonie zwischen beiden.
Esperanto: Oni diras ke la verda parto reprezentas la plimulton da katolikoj en la lando, la oranĝa parto la malplimulton de protestantoj, kaj la blanka centro la pacon kaj harmonion inter ili.
Español: Es notable el hecho que la parte verde de la bandera representa la mayoría católica de los habitantes de la isla, el lado naranjo a la minoría protestante y en la mitad la sección blanca a la paz y armonía entre ellos.
Français : La partie verte du drapeau représente la majorité catholique de l'île, la partie orange représente la minorité protestante tandis que le blanc central représente la paix et l'harmonie entre ces deux communautés.
Italiano: Da notare che il verde della bandiera rappresenta la maggioranza cattolica, l'arancione la minoranza protestante mentre il bianco indica la volontà che la pace e l'armonia regnino tra le due comunità.
Português: Pt A parte verde da bandeira representa a maioria católica, a parte alaranjanda representa a minaoria protestante e o centro branco representa a paz e a harmonia entre ambos.
Українська: Зелений колір символізує Ірландію, яку часто називають «зеленим островом», та католицтво, помаранчевий — протестантизм, білий колір втілює мир між ними.
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Bratach na hÉireann - Vicipéid:

Is í an Bhratach Náisiúnta bratach na hÉireann. B'í bratach Saorstát Éireann agus nuair a bunaíodh Poblacht na hÉireann tugadh stádas bunreachtúil dó. Is iad an uaine, an bán, agus an flannbhuí, na dathanna. Seasann rogha na ndathanna seo don tsíocháin idir Protastúnaigh (flannbhuí) agus Caitlicigh (glas/uaine). Tá an bhratach á húsáíd ón mbliain 1919 i leith.

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The flag of the Republic of Ireland is the national flag of the Republic of Ireland (Irish: An Bhratach Náisiúnta), also known as the tricolour. It is a vertical tricolour of green (at the hoist), white, and orange. The flag proportion is 1:2 (length twice the width). The green represents a Gaelic tradition while the orange represents the supporters of William of Orange. The white in the centre signifies a lasting truce between the 'Orange' and the 'Green'.

The Irish Constitution says, "The national flag is the tricolour of green, white and orange." The Irish Government defines the offical colours as Pantone 347 green (equivalent to hexadecimal colour code #009A49) and Pantone 151 orange (code #FF7900).

First introduced by Thomas Francis Meagher in 1848, it was not until the Easter Rising of 1916, when it was raised above the General Post Office in Dublin, that the tricolour came to be regarded as the national flag. The flag was adopted in 1919 by the Irish Republic during its war of independence, and subsequently by the Irish Free State (1922–1937), later being given constitutional status under the 1937 Constitution of Ireland. The tricolour is regarded by many nationalists as the national flag of the whole of island of Ireland. Thus it is flown (often controversially) by many nationalists in Northern Ireland as well as by the Gaelic Athletic Association. Historically the island has been represented by a number of other flags, including Saint Patrick's cross, and the flag of the four provinces of Ireland.

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00:33, 14 November 2015Thumbnail for version as of 00:33, 14 November 2015600 × 300 (2 KB)ChizzleDonkey (talk | contribs)Set colors to color specifications. Find them on the Flag of Ireland page.
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00:31, 16 October 2014Thumbnail for version as of 00:31, 16 October 20141,200 × 600 (271 bytes)AnonMoos (talk | contribs)removing UTF8-BOM which does nothing on Commons, and can cause problems elsewhere.
03:36, 23 February 2013Thumbnail for version as of 03:36, 23 February 20131,200 × 600 (274 bytes)Peeperman (talk | contribs)pantone 347
08:06, 6 October 2010Thumbnail for version as of 08:06, 6 October 20101,200 × 600 (274 bytes)Ischium (talk | contribs)Corrected green to official Pantone 347 C = #009a49.
05:44, 30 September 2009Thumbnail for version as of 05:44, 30 September 20091,200 × 600 (271 bytes)Zscout370 (talk | contribs)Pantone set up a website for color picking at http://www.pantone.com/pages/pantone/colorfinder.aspx; colors are from there (like the other national flags present)
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